Roland Wiesendanger receives the "Heinrich Rohrer Grand Medal"

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On November 5, 2014 Prof. Dr. Roland Wiesendanger has received the first "Heinrich Rohrer Grand Medal" at the 7th International Symposium on Surface Science (ISSS) in Shimane, Japan.




Molecular magnets swirl together

Long-range magnetic coupling between nanoscale organic–metal hybrids mediated by a nanoskyrmion lattice
J. Brede, N. Atodiresei, V. Caciuc, M. Bazarnik, A. Al-Zubi, S. Blügel, and R. Wiesendanger,
Nature Nanotechnology 9 1018 (2014).

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Surprisingly high transition temperature in a pure rare earth superconductor

Superconductivity of lanthanum revisited: enhanced critical temperature in the clean limit
P. Löptien, L. Zhou, A. A. Khajetoorians, J. Wiebe, and R. Wiesendanger,
J. Phys.: Condens. Matter 26 (2014) 425703.


Parity Effects in 120° Spin Spirals

Parity effects in 120° spin spirals

M. Menzel, A. Kubetzka, K. von Bergmann, and
R. Wiesendanger,

Phys. Rev. Lett.
112, 047204 (2014).

Dr. Alexander Ako Khajetoorians wins the Nicholas Kurti European Science Prize 2014

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Topologically stable magnetic Helix: theoretical Concept of a novel Technique for Information Transfer and Energy Storage

Topologically Protected Magnetic Helix for All-Spin-Based Applications
E. Y. Vedmedenko and D. Altwein,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 017206 (2014).

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New technology for energy-efficient data storage

Electric-Field-Induced Magnetic Anisotropy in a Nanomagnet Investigated on the Atomic Scale
A. Sonntag, J. Hermenau, A. Schlenhoff, J. Friedlein, S. Krause, and R. Wiesendanger,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 112, 017204 (2014).

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Sonderforschungsbereich zum dritten Mal erfolgreich: Weitere 10 Millionen Euro für Erforschung des Magnetismus im Nanokosmos





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5. Nacht des Wissens in Hamburg

02. November 2013
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On the cover of "Science": Magnetic nano-knots for data storage

Researchers use skyrmions to store information

Writing and Deleting Single Magnetic Skyrmions,
N. Romming, C. Hanneken, M. Menzel, J. E. Bickel, B. Wolter, K. von Bergmann, A. Kubetzka, and R. Wiesendanger,
Science 341 6146 (2013).

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Enhanced Atomic-Scale Spin Contrast due to Spin Friction

Enhanced Atomic-Scale Spin Contrast due to Spin Friction

S. Ouazi, A. Kubetzka, K. von Bergmann, and
R. Wiesendanger,

Phys. Rev. Lett. 112 076102 (2014)

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The world’s smallest magnet

Current-Driven Spin Dynamics of Artificially Constructed Quantum Magnets
A. A. Khajetoorians, B. Baxevanis, C. Hübner, T. Schlenk, S. Krause, T. O. Wehling, S. Lounis, A. Lichtenstein, D. Pfannkuche, J. Wiebe, and R. Wiesendanger,
Science 339 no. 6115 pp. 55-59 (2013).
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New technique for imaging and manipulating tiny magnets

Individual Atomic-Scale Magnets Interacting with Spin-Polarized Field-Emitted Electrons,
A. Schlenhoff, S. Krause, A. Sonntag, and R. Wiesendanger,
Phys. Rev. Lett. 109 097602 (2012).

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Direct imaging of magnetic molecular orbitals succeeded

Real-space observation of spin-split molecular orbitals of adsorbed single-molecule magnets,
J. Schwöbel, Y. Fu, J. Brede, A. Dilullo, G. Hoffmann, S. Klyatskaya, M. Ruben, and R. Wiesendanger,
Nature Communications 3 953 (2012).

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Spin spirals for energy-efficient computer systems

Information Transfer by Vector Spin Chirality in Finite Magnetic Chains,
M. Menzel, Y. Mokrousov, R. Wieser, J.E. Bickel, E. Vedmedenko, S. Blügel, S. Heinze, K. von Bergmann, A. Kubetzka, and R. Wiesendanger,
Physical Review Letters 108, 197204 (2012)


LEGO with atomic magnets

Atom-by-atom engineering and magnetometry of tailored nanomagnets,
A. A. Khajetoorians, J. Wiebe, B. Chilian, S. Lounis, S. Blügel, and R. Wiesendanger,
Nature Physics 8, 497–503 (2012).


A thermometer for the nanoworld

Joule Heating and Spin-Transfer Torque Investigated on the Atomic Scale Using a Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscope,
S. Krause, G. Herzog, A. Schlenhoff, A. Sonntag, and R. Wiesendanger,
Phys. Rev. Lett 107, 186601 (2011).


Lattice of magnetic vortices

Spontaneous atomic-scale magnetic skyrmion lattice in two dimensions,
S. Heinze, K. von Bergmann, M. Menzel, J. Brede, A.  Kubetzka, R. Wiesendanger, G. Bihlmayer, S. Blügel,
Nature Physics 7, 713–718 (2011).


Logic with atoms: the smallest OR of the world

Realizing All-Spin Based Logic Operations Atom by Atom,
A. A. Khajetoorians, J. Wiebe, B. Chilian, and R. Wiesendanger,
Science 332 (6033): 1062-1064 (2011).


Electrical contact with a bit of the quantum world

Detecting excitation and magnetization of individual dopants in a semiconductor,
A. A. Khajetoorians, B. Chilian, J. Wiebe, S. Schuwalow, F. Lechermann, and R. Wiesendanger,
Nature 467, 1084–1087 (2010).


Imaging and manipulation of atomic spins

Imaging and Manipulating the Spin Direction of Individual Atoms
D. Serrate, P. Ferriani, Y. Yoshida, S.-W. Hla, M. Menzel, K. von Bergmann, S. Heinze, A. Kubetzka, and R. Wiesendanger,
Nature Nanotechnology 5, 350 - 353 (2010).


How conduction electrons mediate between atomic bits

Strength and directionality of surface Ruderman–Kittel–Kasuya–Yosida interaction mapped on the atomic scale,
L. Zhou, J. Wiebe, S. Lounis, E. Vedmedenko, F. Meier, S. Blügel, P. H. Dederichs, and R. Wiesendanger,
Nature Physics 6, 187 - 191 (2010).


La-Ola in nanomagnets

Magnetization Reversal of Nanoscale Islands: How Size and Shape Affect the Arrhenius Prefactor,
S. Krause, G. Herzog, T. Stapelfeldt, L. Berbil-Bautista, M. Bode, E.Y. Vedmedenko, and R. Wiesendanger,
PRL 103, 127202 (2009).


Atomic bits in sight

Revealing magnetic interactions from single-atom magnetization curves,
F. Meier, L. Zhou, J. Wiebe, and R. Wiesendanger,
Science 320, 82-86 (2008).



Movement in the nanoworld

Atomically resolved mechanical response of individual metallofullerene molecules confined inside carbon nanotubes,
M. Ashino, D. Obergfell, M. Halu ka, S. Yang, A. N. Khlobystov, S. Roth, and R. Wiesendanger,
Nature Nanotechnology 3, 337 - 341 (2008).


Magnetic data storage technology of the future

Current-Induced Magnetization Switching with a Spin-Polarized Scanning Tunneling Microscope,
S. Krause, L. Berbil-Bautista, G. Herzog, M. Bode, and R. Wiesendanger,
Science 317 no. 5844 pp. 1537-1540 (2007).


Magnetic turning sense in the nanoworld

Chiral magnetic order at surfaces driven by inversion asymmetry,
M. Bode, M. Heide, K. von Bergmann, P. Ferriani, S. Heinze, G. Bihlmayer, A. Kubetzka, O. Pietzsch, S. Blügel, and R. Wiesendanger,
Nature 447, 190-193 (2007).



Hamburg scientists manage the mapping of individual atomic magnetic moments of non-conductors

Magnetic exchange force microscopy with atomic resolution,
U. Kaiser, A. Schwarz, and R. Wiesendanger
Nature 446, 522-525 (2007).